We All Need Therapy

We all have fears
We all have worries
We all have demons
We all have baggage

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Life Update| November 2019

Hello, how has life been treating you lately? I’m in London for a few days and I’m totally over the weather. If it was just the cold, I wouldn’t mind much but it’s been raining every day and the sun has been scarce.

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Everybody Needs Somebody

I grew up an independent woman who always managed to get things done without asking for help. I may have been dying inside but I thought it was weak to let people know I needed their assistance. Back then, I kept trying to get things right even if that meant I had to try a million times.

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How To Take Care of Your Mental Health

Mental health is about how we feel, think and behave. Our mental health can affect our daily life, relationships, and even physical health. Each year, one in five adults experiences a mental illness, and one in two will experience one at some point in their lives.

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How To Be Emotionally Independent

Is there someone you feel like you can’t live without? Have you uttered statements like “I don’t think I can exist without you”, “I can’t live without you” “if you leave me, I wouldn’t know how to exist” and meant it from the bottom of your heart?

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Be Yourself. Why Do You Want To Be Someone Else?

Being someone else is boring, tasking, tiring and mind consuming. I have been there and done that and I know now it is no place I ever want to be again.

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POEM| I Want To Be Here

I’m here

but I’m not really here

my body is here

but my mind is elsewhere


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Forgiving: Why It’s Hard & Why It’s Necessary

We’ve all felt hurt, betrayed, misjudged, cheated, insulted, taken for granted or abused at a point in our lives. It sucks when people we trust hurt us, believe me I know, I’ve been there and it has made me angry and sometimes very sad. Our reactions to being wronged are different.

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My Fearless Self-Discovery Session

Do you know who you are?, I mean who you really are? I started writing to discover myself and the initial title of my blog was The Journey of Self-Discovery by Mariam Shittu. I later found out that I wanted to share more than lifestyle which is why I changed it to Mariam’s World and a lot of things have happened since then.

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The Power of NO

When was the last time you said NO?

NO, as short and as simple as the word is, is one of the most powerful words to use. At a young age, we are taught to say “YES” when we agree with something and “NO” when we don’t. Yet, we often put ourselves in situations we don’t want to be in just because we do not want to say no.

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Take A Moment Today To Appreciate Yourself

When was the last time you acknowledged your efforts and gave yourself some appreciation for your hard work? I know you probably can’t answer this question because you don’t remember when you did that. We often forget to show ourselves that love and compassion we desperately desire from others so why not take a moment…

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